52 Ancestors Blog Posts


I read about the use of wedding announcements as a source of genealogy information. This was an intriguing idea, so I sought out wedding announcements for my family. There were not many, but I will share a few I did find.

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My great, great grandparents’ tombstone is not the simple tombstone of a simple farming couple, but a monument unlike anything found at the graves of my other ancestors.

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During World War II my father, Bob LaFara, was a crew member on a B24 bomber in the South Pacific. The crew was part of the US Army Air Corps’ 819th Bomb Squadron.

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